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punished big states like michigan and florida for putting their presidential primaries too early? well, republicans are trying to get tough, too. their party rules will strip half the delegates from any state besides the traditional early birds, iowa, new hampshire, south carolina and republicans went ahead and added nevada this time. that go before march 6th. the time that they want to dedicate super tuesday. but we already have arizona jumping. they jumped the deadline. they set its primary for february 28th. florida is currently slated in their law for january 31st and a handful of other states that also want to share the early state spotlight. josh putnam is a political science professor at davidson college. he runs a great blog, front loading hq.com. and, of course, mark murray is the deputy nbc news political director. all right. i got to start with you, josh because mark and i have to make our holiday plans, okay? so let's begin. we do know this. the arizona decision does mean one thing. it means that iowa at least will be some time in the middle of january at the earliest. is t
island, michigan where he was competing in that state's romneyesque straw poll. >> there may be slicker candidates and smoother debaters. i know what i believe in. i will stand on that belief every day. i will guide this codeep, deep rudder. >> mitt romney handily beat perry in his former state of michigan where his father was governor and romney grew up. beat perry by 34 points. they know if romney this is nominee, their state may be in play. there was a sympathetic play on perry's bad 96 hours came from somebody who had to deal with bad debate performances before with clients, that was mary madeline. what she said on abc. >> rick perry is not the best debater. he has to say, i may have the worst debate record but the best jobs record. if you're a president, you're called on to decide, not to debate. >> that is the message team perry is hoping they can get in the next few weeks but a sure sign a poor debate performance will be hard for perry to debate. it's already been spoofed in the season premier of "saturday night live". >> was it was he was before border control? >> that concludes
be much more difficult for governor perry to put into play. michigan being one of them. i mean, governor romney is one of his home state, place where his dad was governor, three-term governor, place where he has a really great connection to. if we can put a couple of those states like michigan, wisconsin, put indiana back into play, that's going to make the map a very, very difficult for this white house. >> when it comes to the primary campaign, though, there's been some speculation about how serious you guys are going to compete in iowa. how serious you're going to compete in iowa. >> we're going to play in iowa. the governor will be back there several times campaigning. there will be debates in iowa where we'll be competing in all those debates. this race is -- one thing we've seen, it is a very fluid race and we've seen numbers bouncing around all over the place. we're going to be available and ready to campaign at any state and in order to get the nomination. >> you brought up the general election. i want to play this ad that you guys have out on perry this morning and ask you about
's already another case pending in the supreme court. that is one that came out of michigan, the sixth circuit court of appeals, which said the obama care is fine, they upheld the law. so now you have potentially two cases. it would seem very likely then that the supreme court would take the case up this term. >> does it matter which case they take up? i mean, i guess it matters in the case of do you defend or do you go against the one decision or defend what are the court rulings. >> my guess is that the supreme court would take both of them and do what they call consolidating them. in other words, sort of roll them all up into one big ball and say let's look at both decisions here. now, by the way, we're assuming that the supreme court would take the case. let me just say -- >> why wouldn't they? >> there are other cases pending. there's one in washington in the federal circuit. there's sort of a late to the party issue here, which is is the way to look at this say it's a tax and if p there is a tax, there's a federal law that says you can't challenge a law that would -- >> delay to
primary, it's a state by state primary. if the calendar includes ron's home state of michigan up high, add in a new hampshire and nevada caucus, romney is not in a bad spot, cluck. >> i would still rather be perry, though, when it comes to the calendar at this point. let me play for you some of these undercard back and forths. here's bachmann v. perry on hpv. >> there is a big drug company that made millions of dollars because of this mandate. >> the company was merck. and it was a $5,000 contribution that i had received from them. i raise about $30 million. if you're saying i can be bought for $5,000, i'm offended. >> i'm offended for all the little girls and the parents that didn't have a choice. >> right. he believes what he did was right. he thinks he went about its wrong way. i believe your policy is wrong. >> you know, ron, was that exchange, sort of on one hand seemed semi prepared to go toe to toe with bachmann, when santorum piled on too, that i hate to beat up the boxing me metaph metaphor, seemed staggered. wanted the ref to say let's have a standing eight count here for you. ro
those difficult job numbers. well if you look at michigan alone, the unemployment rate there is 10.9%. then if you look at detroit, it's up to 15.7%. so some really staggering numbers there. white house officials have made the point that this administration has created about 2.4 million jobs, and so they also -- you might hear the president talk about his bailout of the auto industry when he talks today, thomas. but a lot of eyes on this speech to see if we might get a glimpse of what he will say on thursday, thomas. >> kristin welker at the white house for us this morning, thank you. >>> texas officials are calling for any and all firefighters around austin to report for duty. wildfires threaten entire neighborhoods there as strong winds push the flames across thousands of acres. playses are burning throughout the state, including one further east that killed two people over the weekend. >>> libyan rebels are waiting for word from their leaders to enter one of the few remaining towns held by gadhafi forces. a heavily armed group of gadhafi loyalists are held up in bani walid. nego
with for lunch. plu plugging -- >> my boys on hot line, it's straw poll weekend. one in florida, one in michigan, and mackinaw island. we'll see. can ron paul sweep them both? that's it for "the daily rundown." have a great weekend. coming up, "jansing and co." and at 1:00, don't miss "andrea mitchell reports." bye-bye. somewhere in america, a city comes to life. it moves effortlessly, breathes easily. it flows with clean water. it makes its skyline greener and its population healthier. all to become the kind of city people want to live and work in. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. [ coughing continues ] [ gasping ] [ elevator bell dings, coughing continues ] [ female announcer ] congress can't ignore the facts: more air pollution means more childhood asthma attacks. [ coughing continues ] log on to lungusa.org and tell washington: don't weaken the clean air act. this is not how witness protection works! when we set you up with that little hardware store
cases they're not working together with their republican counterparts. state of michigan comes to mind. you don't want some states to see early primaries? >> that is fair. we hoped to keep this in place. in our states we have other means of -- we can hold caucuses where we would have had primaries to make sure we keep this calendar. but it is unfortunate but we saw this in 2008. >> is there any rule you're asked iowa to abide by how early they go? >> i think the states have to see what's best of them. there are rules that each state says they have to go this many days before another state. >> but allowed less than a week between iowa and new hampshire. >> right. we have a carveout for those and they can work out their -- >> on the delegate thing. any primary that's before april 1st is going to be where -- it'll be proportional. which means if ron paul let's say gets 15%, he'll get delegates before april 1. but after it's whoever gets them all, correct? >> the state gets to decide. they can be proportional or they have the option. >> and the state decides. >> it can be winner take all.
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